Burglars target Popham

Popham airfield has been targeted by burglars for the second time in two weeks.

Tools, generators and aviation fuel were stolen, and aircraft damaged during the incidents at 2100 on 4 February and 0200 on 5 February.

Two men from the Basingstoke area have been arrested in connection with another incident that occurred on 27 January, during which aircraft were sprayed with graffiti, fire extinguishers set off and extensive damaged caused. A 35-year-old has been released without charge while a 25-year-old remains in custody.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 0800 555111.